Draft Version - Originally published in: Form@are Open Journal, 11(74),http://formare.erickson.it/wordpress/it/2011/twitter-analysis-of-edmedia10%E2%80%93-is-the-informationstream-usable-for-the-mass/
@twitter analysis of #edmedia10– is the#informationstream usable for the #mass
Martin Ebner, Thomas Altmann, Selver Softic
Graz University of Technology, Social Learning, Steyrergasse 30/I,8010 Graz, Austriamartin.firstname.lastname@example.org@student.tugraz.at email@example.com
In this paper we report the use of an application that enables anautomatic analyses of social media content. In this early stage of developmentour work focuses on data from Twitter
as currently to be the most popular andfastest growing microblogging platform. After an introduction about a generalconcept the conference tweets of a big e-learning conference are examined. It isaimed to show whether there is a possibility to get significant information froma pool of postings or not.The publication concludes that a keyword extraction can be taken as basis for further investigations and treatment of data.
Twitter, microblogging, semantic, linked data
Most of the content on the Web nowadays is user generated as many of newWeb applications focus on user activity (Web 2.0). Especially microblogginggained strong importance in recent years. Current microblogging platformslike Twitter, Jaiku
attract every day masses of users withdifferent social, cultural and educational background. Furthermore microblogstend to become a solid media for simplified collaborative communication.Templeton (Templeton, 2010) defines microblogging as a small-scale form of blogging made up from short, succinct messages, used by both consumers andbusinesses to share news, post status updates and carry on conversations.
http://www.twitter.com/(last access: September 2010)
http://www.jaiku.com/(last access September 2010)
http://www.tumblr.com/(last access September 2010)
http://www.emote.in/(last access: September 2010)